World Federation Bam Rehabilitation Project in conjunction with KSIMJ Dubai. At first glance you might think this mother has just put her baby to sleep…. ….in fact she is bidding a final farewell to her flower. In Bam, there are many such mothers…. And fathers too….
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World FederationBam Rehabilitation Projectin conjunction with KSIMJ Dubai
At first glance you might think this mother has just put her baby to sleep…
….in fact she is bidding a final farewell to her flower
In Bam, there are many such mothers….
And fathers too…
33,000 bodies have been buried
It is estimated that 15,000 more may still be under the rubble
It lasted for about 12 seconds; three times longer than most earthquakes
and brought about wide scale destruction to one of the oldest cities
entire neighbourhoods were flattened
Almost 80% of the buildings in Bam were destroyed
It generated $400,000 a month in tourism, before the earthquake
CITADEL -The world renowned 2000 year old historical trading town.
70 year old Hawza (Jamiatuz Zahra)for Ladies totally destroyed
Robbed of their houses the people now seek shelter in tents
Some semi-permanent housing is arriving
In the immediate aftermath a lot of relief goods were delivered; clothes, shoes, medicine
Syed Husayni Bushehri –Head of all Hawzas in Iran
Syed A’lamul Huda –Chairman Bam Cultural Rehabilitation
Agha Hassan Akhtari –Advisor to Ayatullah Khameini (Intl Affairs)
Land being cleared
Steel frame erected
Ashura in Bam; Muharram 1425
Final phase to provide permanent structures to replace the damaged/destroyed religious Centres as follows
This is a unique need as only Communities like ours can understand and address the plight of our brothers in faith.
To Donate please contact your Jamaat or alternatively visit the World Federation website on www.world-federation.org
May the Almighty reward your generosity towards the people of Bam
Remember these projects are Sawabe Jariah
The greatly expanded Bam graveyard
Sura e Fateha